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Cecelia McKeig (#47602903)
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Bio Photo Historian and researcher for Beltrami and Cass County in northern Minnesota. Have published twelve books on local history since 1994. Member of Minnesota Historical Society, the Beltrami County Historical Society, the Cass County Historical Society, and the Minnesota Genealogical Society. Participated in the Minnesota Cemetery Project from 2000-2006 and visited/walked cemeteries in eight counties. Am glad to transfer any memorial to a family member who would like to manage the memorial.
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Linda Hole
Gina Grothe's obituary
Hello,
Thank you so much for looking up Gina Grothe's obituary. I have never seen it before, so it was a nice surprise. I decided to add it to the Findagrave page as per your suggestion, along with a photo I have of her. Thanks again so much for your help.
Linda
Added by Linda Hole on Jan 14, 2015 5:37 PM
Elise
Lower Sturgeon Cemetery
Hi! Just want to thank you for enumerating and photographing the Lower Sturgeon River Cemetery in rural Big Falls. I have several relatives buried there. It's so remote, but I try to get there once in a while. Thanks for documenting it for us all!
Added by Elise on Jan 13, 2015 2:29 PM
Kathy & Jerry Strickland
Neises family
thank you for the transfers
Added by Kathy & Jerry Strickland on Jan 11, 2015 2:21 PM
ShaneO
Fred J Critt Julia Critt photo
You got it on the wrong Fred Critt memorial...should be moved to 140436745.
Added by ShaneO on Dec 29, 2014 7:14 PM
r mines
Merrit G Cocker
Thank you Cecelia for transferring Merrit to me. It will be good to link him to the rest of the family and add information!
Rmines
Added by r mines on Dec 26, 2014 12:32 PM
margie puetz
Ed Collett
Do you have any additional information about Ed Collett that is buried in the Pillager Frontier Cemetery. memorial marker 118049616.
Added by margie puetz on Dec 21, 2014 6:00 PM
Stanley Shepard
Thank you
On the web site am using it has most of the died for Minnesota listed by county. Ther is another list for the Navy and marines. From the list for Cass county
I have four names I can not find any records for yet they are John Jones, William Miller, Peter Morgan or
Morcan and Roy A Thornton. If you are interested I have all the memorials on a virtual cemetery on my home page.
Added by Stanley Shepard on Dec 20, 2014 9:31 AM
Stanley Shepard
Vernon F Pesheck
Have you ever came across any info on Vernon. this is info I have

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Birth: unknown
Death: unknown [Edit Dates]

NAME: Vernon F Pesheck
DATE OF LOSS: 15 Mar 1945 0
BRANCH: U.S. Army
RANK: PFC
SERVICE NUMBER: 37592629
STATUS: Missing in Action


NAME: Vernon F Pesheck
BIRTH YEAR: 1918
RACE: White, citizen (White)
NATIVITY STATE OR COUNTRY: Minnesota
STATE OF RESIDENCE: Minnesota
COUNTY OR CITY: Cass

ENLISTMENT DATE: 7 Mar 1944
ENLISTMENT STATE: Minnesota
ENLISTMENT CITY: Fort Snelling
BRANCH: No branch assignment
BRANCH CODE: No branch assignment
GRADE: Private
GRADE CODE: Private
TERM OF ENLISTMENT: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
COMPONENT: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
SOURCE: Civil Life

EDUCATION: Grammar school
CIVIL OCCUPATION: Farm hands, general farms
MARITAL STATUS: Married
HEIGHT: 00
WEIGHT: 050
Added by Stanley Shepard on Dec 18, 2014 8:26 PM
Stanley Shepard
Dwight E Maxson
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37610761

Pfc. Dwight E. Maxson Jr.
Born: 8 July 1918 - Moorhead County, Minnesota
Parents: Dwight E. Maxson Sr. & Ina Crane-Maxson
Hometown: Backus, Minnesota
Inducted:
- U. S. Army
- 10 April 1941 - Fort Snelling, Minnesota
Training:
- Fort Lewis, Washington
Units:
- 194th Tank Battalion
Overseas Duty:
- Philippine Islands
Engagements:
- Battle of Luzon
- Battle of Bataan
Prisoner of War:
- 9 April 1942
- Death March
- started march at Mariveles on southern tip of Bataan - POWs ran past Japanese artillery firing at Corregidor
- San Fernando - POWs put into small wooden boxcars
- 100 POWs packed into each boxca r
- those who died remain standing
- Capas - living left cars - dead fell out of boxcars - POWs walked last ten miles to Camp O'Donnell
POW Camps:
- Philippine Islands:
- Camp O'Donnell
- unfinished Filipino training base - Japanese put camp into use as POW Camp
- only one water spiget for entire camp
- as many as 50 POWs died each day - Japanese opened new POW camp to lower death rate
- Cabanatuan #1
Died:
- 14 June 1942 - dysentery & malaria
- Approximate time of death - 2:15 A.M.
Buried: Cabanatuan Camp Cemetery
Reburied:
- 15 May 1952
- Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - Saint Louis, Missouri
- Section: 85 Site: 54 - 58
Added by Stanley Shepard on Dec 18, 2014 6:40 PM
Stanley Shepard
Willard P Bostrom
Have you in your ever come across any information on Willard. you have his parents in Hackensack. His memorial is 56279611 He was lost on a mission flying over Germany
Added by Stanley Shepard on Dec 18, 2014 9:01 AM
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